Tag: Price Negotiations

B&Q to invest £100 million in new pricing strategy | Business Insider

B&Q to invest £100 million in new pricing strategy | Business Insider

The retailer’s new strategy has already seen it drop prices on 2,000 items, with an average saving of 15%. It plans to lower prices on more products later in the year. Parent group Kingfisher, which comprises a host of DIY brands including B&Q and Screwfix, has unified the buying functions across its divisions, helping it […]

Something you can’t use at a price you can’t resist | Medium

Something you can’t use at a price you can’t resist | Medium

I admit it: I own a pair of Ferragamo shoes that blister my big toes after a couple hours. They were on sale for $250. Half a size small, I rationalized that they’d break-in, despite knowing better — Ferragamo shoes justify their $1,000 price (to me) with shocking longevity and unchanging fit. I grok the allure of […]

Hospitals may face more pricing restrictions: Icra | The Economic Times

Hospitals may face more pricing restrictions: Icra | The Economic Times

MUMBAI: Regulatory overhang on the hospitals sector is likely to persist, with further pricing restriction expected on products and servicesNSE -1.30 % in the future, according to rating agency IcraNSE 0.45 %. The hospitals sector has been under the regulatory scanner lately with the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) announcing price caps on stents last […]

State weighs adding data to health transparency site | News4Jax

State weighs adding data to health transparency site | News4Jax

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – There is no “launch date” for new data to be uploaded to a Florida website aimed at improving health-care price transparency, a top state official told members of an advisory council on Thursday. Molly McKinstry, deputy secretary for health quality assurance at the Agency for Health Care Administration, said the state hasn’t […]

The real disease: Price transparency key to saving Medicare and lowering the debt | TheHill

The real disease: Price transparency key to saving Medicare and lowering the debt | TheHill

The lethal combination of poor leadership and reckless entitlement spending has put us on the road to disaster. If we don’t take action now, in addition to bankrupt social programs, we’ll soon be faced with even higher interest rates and decreased economic growth — not to mention an impossible political situation when the next generation realizes […]

Office Visit: A pricing advantage | The Journal Record

Office Visit: A pricing advantage | The Journal Record

A local daily newspaper recently ran an editorial calling for the establishment of price transparency legislation for health care providers. Their call for this change was appropriate but only half the story. Who could be opposed to greater transparency in any field of endeavor? But there is more to this story. Most people in this […]

Lexis’s Legal Pricing Strategy Has Haters, But Might Be a Risk Worth Taking | Legaltech News

Lexis’s Legal Pricing Strategy Has Haters, But Might Be a Risk Worth Taking | Legaltech News

Sometimes, there’s not much that can help the medicine go down, and when there’s not, it becomes clear the rather repugnant taste of it (the medicine). This is a metaphor for the now center-stage discussion taking place regarding the pricing practices of LexisNexis and the cease and desist letter prepared by AALL, which argues that […]

Hospitals roll out online price estimators as CMS presses for transparency | Modern Healthcare

Hospitals roll out online price estimators as CMS presses for transparency | Modern Healthcare

Leaders at El Camino Hospital, located in California’s Silicon Valley, wanted to make it easy for tech-savvy consumers to shop online for personalized, reliable price estimates for its medical services. The independent not-for-profit hospital launched a consumer self-service tool in May 2017, after about a year of development work with Experian Health, which previously helped […]

Pricing, Negotiating and Closing Like a Boss | the biz muses

Pricing, Negotiating and Closing Like a Boss | the biz muses

Language service providers come in all sorts of shapes and sizes ranging from the super professionally PRO with capital letters to the carefree creative types. They speak different languages. They have dissimilar interests. And they don’t always agree on the fundamentals of translation. But whether they know it or not, they have one thing in […]

Rising Property Prices, Gambling Restrictions Among Reasons Why Cryptocurrency Is Alluring to South Koreans | EconoTimes

Rising Property Prices, Gambling Restrictions Among Reasons Why Cryptocurrency Is Alluring to South Koreans | EconoTimes

A strict stance on gambling, the difficulty in investing in the stock exchange, the rising prices and interest rates of properties, and the alluring emergence of cryptocurrency. These are some of the leading reasons why digital cash rose like a phoenix in South Korea. … The fiery demand, along with the smothering regulatory framework placed […]